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Chiesa di Sant'Andrea al Quirinale

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Via del Quirinale, 30, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 487 4565
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

This small church, almost never crowded, epitomizes Bernini's genius for combining architecture, sculpture, and painting into spectacular Baroque theater. All the visual tricks and techniques he perfected in the course of his long career are on display here. The curving walls direct the visitor's eye...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank toldinstone
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This highly-attractive Baroque-style Church is just down the hill from the impressive "San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane", across the street from the Quirinale Palace. Commissioned in 1658, and substantially complete by 1661, this was the third Roman Church built for the Jesuit Order. Its Designer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The Chiesa di Sant'Andrea al Quirinale is designed and constructed by Bernini. The construction continues 13 years and finish in 1671. It was ordered and paid by Cardinal Camilo Pamphili, nephew of Pope Innocent X. The interior is fantastic, completely 'new vision' by the artist,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jivko V
Reviewed 19 March 2018

If you are in the neigbourhood, pop in and admire the beauty of this little church. Constructed in 1661, in Roman Baroque style, designed by Bernini, he considered the church one of his most perfect works...

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

San Andrea is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture. Small and nearly forgotten by tourist crowds, it is visited just by experts and students of architecture. They admire Bernini’s work, balanced between cupola, walls and pillars. Oval ground floor and scenic façade form unique building from...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

After fighting the crowds to see the Vatican, the Roman Forum, and the Colosseum, the Church of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale at Via del Quirinale 29 is a real breath of fresh air. The church was, of course, designed by the baroque genius Gian Bernini, who...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank fgreyn0lds
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Supposedly one of Bernini's favorite of his churches. He reportedly spent his golden years sitting here contemplating mortality. It is very close to the street with the four fountains (one on each corner). The place is very small but a beauty.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This church is oval to gain place as it isn't that big. The outside is modest but the interior is amazing. Enjoy the paintwork and gold guilded statues.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 548krisp
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Specially for art and architecture lovers. This little church, a short walk from the Quattro Fontane, and across Palazzo Quirinale, is a jewel. (Free, check opening hrs., not handicap accessible) The masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and considered the top expression of Barroque in Rome,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife and I have been to Rome about 10 times in the past 20 years and have gone to the Fountain of Montecavallo on the Quirinal Hill almost every time, but this was the first time we ever went to Chiesa di Sant’Andrea al...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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2 March 2016|
Response from Jimbo1001 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 8:30am-noon, then 2:30-6:00pm, but check their website just to be sure.